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Thank you in advance for any advice.

I have currently be reading up on the guide http://www.overclock.net/t/525113/phenom-ii-overclocking-guide

While I was reading up on stock core voltage I read that it should 1.2 stock (from most other users I could find) and high side should be around 1.45 -1 1.5 with aftermarket coolers. I noticed my core volatage was at 2.004V (way to high), I've not even touched the BIOS settings it was just shipped to me like in screenshots. CPU-Z CPU screen is while under full load from a prime 95 full torture blend test.

Here are some screens from CPU-Z. Let me know if you require any more information. I will keep reading the guide I linked for the moment.

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Edited by Deceiver - 12/12/11 at 12:37pm
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sorry but you can't overclock a pre-built system.
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Try using HWMonitor instead and see what it reports. But you're not going to be OCing with a Dell aimed at general users. The BIOS will likely have nothing that you can use to OC.
     
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sorry but you can't overclock a pre-built system.

What this man said.

LOL@ the Vcore...
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@Rookie and others you were all right, pre-built system = no overclock, just checked out the BIOS setup and I am stuck with my retarded voltage... I will never make the mistake of buying a pre-built system again. I'll try updating BIOS but I doubt that will help, I am unable to change any of the important settings in BIOS like you all said.

The voltage reading appears to be correct in hwmonitor as well. I've had this computer for about 2 years now, so thankfully it seems to be holding up well at that ridiculous voltage glad I upgraded the stock fan.

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@Rookie and others you were all right, pre-built system = no overclock, just checked out the BIOS setup and I am stuck with my retarded voltage... I will never make the mistake of buying a pre-built system again. I'll try updating BIOS but I doubt that will help, I am unable to change any of the important settings in BIOS like you all said.
The voltage reading appears to be correct in hwmonitor as well. I've had this computer for about 2 years now, so thankfully it seems to be holding up well at that ridiculous voltage glad I upgraded the stock fan.
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i think HWMonitor have problems reading the right sensor of pre-built systems. i had the same problem. try a different program monitoring like RealTemp. open it and go to settings, check the "VID".
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If that is the case, that the chips has survived 2 years at 2v, then you need to go to the papers and tv stations!! tongue.gif Dammed, i would like to hit 2 v if my computer holds for 2 years, no doubt! The onlything is that you need subzero cooling to get close to that voltage i belive, so it is a faulty reading for sure! :-)

Dont mean to rubb it in your face, but next time, dont buy dell! Buy every piece and putt it togheter yourself, whit internett this has become so easy that my grandmother can do it.
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Originally Posted by Deceiver View Post

@Rookie and others you were all right, pre-built system = no overclock, just checked out the BIOS setup and I am stuck with my retarded voltage... I will never make the mistake of buying a pre-built system again. I'll try updating BIOS but I doubt that will help, I am unable to change any of the important settings in BIOS like you all said.
The voltage reading appears to be correct in hwmonitor as well. I've had this computer for about 2 years now, so thankfully it seems to be holding up well at that ridiculous voltage glad I upgraded the stock fan.
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Alright well...I'd either contact Dell and get that replaced (never know if the software programs are getting the right info from the mobo) or just ignore it. I've never seen so many sensor reading so far off before (I had an Acer prebuilt before I learned from this site)
     
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